On January 9, 2020, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will receive $56 million in federal funding over the next seven years to support children's health and well-being, improve access to high-quality early learning for families across the state and invest in the state's early childhood workforce. The federal funding is one of the state's largest infusions of new dollars in North Carolina's early childhood system.
Thank you to all of our community partners, service providers, elected officials, supporters, and friends who joined us for our annual Voices for Children Luncheon on December 3 at All Saints Episcopal Church. If you missed the event, or would like to access the materials that we shared again, please view the links below and share them with your family, friends and community. Have a safe and happy holiday season!
Cabarrus Partnership for Children is participating in RESILIENCE Week from November 18 - 22, 2019.
RESILIENCE Week is a first-of-its-kind North Carolina engagement campaign in partnership with UNC-TV, Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, and KPJR Films starting the week of November 18, 2019. This multi-platform campaign is supported by organizational and institutional partners across the state and is designed to achieve the following impact goals:
- Build awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
- Increase knowledge of trauma-informed education
- Share resources for building greater resilience
- Amplify support for ongoing action and advocacy in areas of childhood trauma and toxic stress
UNC-TV to air "RESILIENCE" Statewide - November 19, 8pm
UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina presents the statewide broadcast premiere of the special documentary feature RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope on Tuesday, November 19 at 8:00pm, as part of RESILIENCE Week - a statewide initiative to build awareness of childhood trauma, prevention and resilience. Read Full Press Release
Watch: A special message from RESILIENCE Director, James Redford
Robert Furr, the Director of Cabarrus Cooperative Extension, received the 2019 Ashley O. Thrift Volunteer Service Award. Furr was recognized for 15 years of service to families and young children through his volunteer work with Smart Start. He was honored at the Cabarrus County Government Building on August 27, 2019.